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Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Mich.

Member of the House (3rd term)



District: Michigan - 1st District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-17
Born: April 20, 1952; Iron River, Mich.
Residence: Crystal Falls
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Judy Benishek; five children
Education: U. of Michigan, B.S. 1974; Wayne State U., M.D. 1978
Elected: 2010
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation & Forestry; Nutrition); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs); Veterans' Affairs (Health - Chairman; Oversight & Investigations)
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Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Tilts Republican
House Seniority: 109th ranked House Republican
Twitter: 9,597 followers
State Clout: Michigan is 7th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

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